The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 556 559 503
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -56
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 72 78 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 111
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38032 38560 39136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.25% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32068 31646 33365
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 13 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Uxbridge - 7 £60,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 74 (44.31%) QA
2 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (30.54%) Information Security
4 48 (28.74%) Security Cleared
5 44 (26.35%) Penetration Testing
6 41 (24.55%) C#
7 39 (23.35%) Migration
8 34 (20.36%) Java
9 32 (19.16%) Degree
10 31 (18.56%) Automated Testing
11 30 (17.96%) Finance
11 30 (17.96%) SQL
12 29 (17.37%) Software Testing
13 27 (16.17%) Mobile App
14 26 (15.57%) Risk Management
15 25 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (14.97%) Data Migration
16 24 (14.37%) Test Management
16 24 (14.37%) JIRA
16 24 (14.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (13.77%) Selenium
17 23 (13.77%) Mentoring
18 22 (13.17%) Jenkins
18 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
18 22 (13.17%) Test Automation
18 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
18 22 (13.17%) ISEB
19 21 (12.57%) Bugzilla
19 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) Apache
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) MS Office
1 4 (2.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Network Security
2 10 (5.99%) Firewall
3 9 (5.39%) HTTP
4 8 (4.79%) Wireless
4 8 (4.79%) Internet
5 7 (4.19%) Wireless Security
6 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.20%) WAN
8 2 (1.20%) SMTP
9 1 (0.60%) FTP
9 1 (0.60%) Extranet
9 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.60%) IPsec
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) DNS
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) Intranet
9 1 (0.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (14.37%) JIRA
2 23 (13.77%) Selenium
3 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
3 22 (13.17%) Jenkins
4 21 (12.57%) Bugzilla
5 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (10.18%) Visual Studio
7 15 (8.98%) JMeter
8 14 (8.38%) TeamCity
9 12 (7.19%) LoadRunner
10 11 (6.59%) WebDriver
11 10 (5.99%) SoapUI
12 9 (5.39%) Cucumber
13 8 (4.79%) Hudson
13 8 (4.79%) Jasmine
13 8 (4.79%) NUnit
13 8 (4.79%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (4.19%) CruiseControl
14 7 (4.19%) Eclipse
15 6 (3.59%) WATIR
General
1 30 (17.96%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Banking
2 10 (5.99%) Games
3 6 (3.59%) Legal
3 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Military
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Local Government
4 2 (1.20%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 32 (19.16%) Consultant
2 31 (18.56%) Test Manager
3 23 (13.77%) Tester
4 22 (13.17%) Analyst
5 21 (12.57%) Penetration Tester
6 17 (10.18%) Security Consultant
6 17 (10.18%) QA Manager
7 16 (9.58%) QA Test Manager
8 14 (8.38%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.38%) Test Engineer
9 12 (7.19%) Ethical Hacker
10 10 (5.99%) Test Consultant
10 10 (5.99%) Managing Consultant
10 10 (5.99%) QA Consultant
11 8 (4.79%) QA Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Applications Consultant
13 6 (3.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.58%) Web Services
2 14 (8.38%) SOAP
3 13 (7.78%) .NET
4 10 (5.99%) WCF
4 10 (5.99%) REST
5 7 (4.19%) Gherkin
5 7 (4.19%) SAML
5 7 (4.19%) RESTful
6 3 (1.80%) COM
7 2 (1.20%) JSP
7 2 (1.20%) HTML
7 2 (1.20%) XML
7 2 (1.20%) JSON
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.60%) HTML5
8 1 (0.60%) StructureMap
8 1 (0.60%) LAMP
8 1 (0.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.17%) Mobile App
2 22 (13.17%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.78%) Open Source
4 12 (7.19%) CESG
5 10 (5.99%) Online Games
6 9 (5.39%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.19%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.99%) RMADS
10 4 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (2.40%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.80%) Derivative
11 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.80%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.20%) PKI
12 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.60%) User Experience
13 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.60%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.19%) Linux
1 12 (7.19%) UNIX
2 8 (4.79%) Android
2 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.19%) Windows
4 4 (2.40%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.54%) Information Security
3 44 (26.35%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (23.35%) Migration
5 31 (18.56%) Automated Testing
6 29 (17.37%) Software Testing
7 26 (15.57%) Risk Management
8 25 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (14.97%) Data Migration
9 24 (14.37%) Test Management
9 24 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (13.77%) Mentoring
11 22 (13.17%) Test Automation
12 21 (12.57%) Security Architecture
13 19 (11.38%) Load Testing
14 17 (10.18%) Software Engineering
15 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (9.58%) E-Commerce
16 15 (8.98%) Ethical Hacking
17 14 (8.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.55%) C#
2 34 (20.36%) Java
3 30 (17.96%) SQL
4 17 (10.18%) C++
5 14 (8.38%) PHP
6 13 (7.78%) C
7 8 (4.79%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.99%) Ruby
9 4 (2.40%) Scala
9 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.80%) VB
11 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.20%) Python
11 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) Groovy
12 1 (0.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.16%) Degree
3 22 (13.17%) ISEB
4 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
5 17 (10.18%) CISSP
6 9 (5.39%) ISTQB
7 8 (4.79%) CEH
8 7 (4.19%) GIAC
9 5 (2.99%) CISA
10 4 (2.40%) CISM
10 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.80%) OSCP
12 2 (1.20%) GPEN
12 2 (1.20%) PCI QSA
13 1 (0.60%) OSCE
13 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (44.31%) QA
2 24 (14.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (7.19%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.99%) COBIT
5 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.19%) VMware
3 3 (1.80%) Splunk
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle
3 3 (1.80%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.20%) Coverity
4 2 (1.20%) Dell
5 1 (0.60%) Apple
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee
5 1 (0.60%) Websense
5 1 (0.60%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) F5
5 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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